Margaret A. Mincy, 77, wife of Paul R. Mincy, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center.
Born November 25, 1940, in Orlando, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Paul Hattaway and the late Margaret Donovan Stokes. She was an active member of Crosspoint Baptist Church where she was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class and led the Senior group. Mrs. Mincy was a military wife and was active in the NCO Wives’ Club where she served in various capacities. She also taught English to Japanese children while they were stationed in Japan. She served as a leader in the Girl Scouts organization for 15 years. She was formerly employed as an Auditor for convenience stores. She was a very proud and loving grandmother.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years; four children, Margaret M. Gebbia (Keith), Vicky M. Gaskins (Nelson), Teresa M. Stringfellow, and Cassandra M. Lowery (Jimmy); 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Paulette Poppie, Valerie Feldman, Sylvia Tarnuzzer, and Jennifer Grader.
She was preceded in death by a beloved son-in-law, Patrick Stringfellow.
Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Friday at Crosspoint Baptist Church with the Rev. John Sorrells officiating. Burial will be a 2 P.M. in the Florence National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Keith M. Gebbia, Jr., Shaun D. Gebbia, David R. Gaskins, James L. Lowery, Jr., Michael P. Lowery, Christopher J. Stringfellow, and Jason Benenhaley.
Honorary pallbearers will be her other grandsons and great-grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon Friday at Crosspoint Baptist Church and other times at the home, 1700 S. Grapevine Rd., Pamplico, SC.
Memorials may be made to Crosspoint Baptist Church, 2755 Carter Rd., Sumter, SC 29150.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.